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Greenvale - Oaklands Junction - Yuroke

Population and age structure

Between 2016 and 2026, the age structure forecasts for Greenvale - Oaklands Junction - Yuroke indicate a 104.6% increase in population under working age, a 91.7% increase in population of retirement age, and a 55.4% increase in population of working age.

Knowledge of how the age structure of the population is changing is essential for planning age-based facilities and services, such as child care, recreation and aged care.

The forecast age groups of Greenvale - Oaklands Junction - Yuroke is a function of the current age of the population (people aging each year, being born and dying) as well as the age of people migrating into and out of the area. This in turn is driven by location (fringe, city centre, regional or rural) the existing housing stock (separate dwellings, medium or high density), the amount and type of new residential development (same as existing stock, or diversifying) and where the area is in a cycle of change. We call this the area’s residential role and function. You can learn more about this in the section household and suburb life cycles.

Forecast age structure - 5 year age groups
Greenvale - Oaklands Junction - Yuroke - Total persons201620262041Change between 2016 and 2041
Age group (years)Number%Number%Number%Number
0 to 41,1266.72,5549.02,3217.5+1,195
5 to 91,0746.42,3278.22,2247.2+1,151
10 to 141,1456.81,9636.92,1467.0+1,001
15 to 191,3247.91,8466.52,0846.8+759
20 to 241,4368.51,8186.41,9466.3+510
25 to 291,3397.92,0127.11,8185.9+479
30 to 341,1326.72,2527.91,9176.2+785
35 to 391,0126.02,2888.12,0266.6+1,014
40 to 441,1176.62,1607.62,1296.9+1,012
45 to 491,3217.81,8956.72,2347.2+913
50 to 541,3207.81,6195.72,1737.0+853
55 to 591,1266.71,4575.11,9086.2+782
60 to 648725.21,2954.61,5935.2+722
65 to 696573.91,1013.91,3224.3+664
70 to 744022.48202.91,1473.7+745
75 to 792521.55481.99373.0+685
80 to 841260.72741.06042.0+478
85 and over710.41480.53141.0+244
Total persons16,849100.028,378100.030,842100.0+13,994
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant age structure for persons in Greenvale - Oaklands Junction - Yuroke was ages 20 to 24, which accounted for 8.5% of the total persons.

The largest increase in persons between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in ages 0 to 4, which is expected to increase by 1,428 and account for 9.0% of the total persons.

The largest 5 year age group in 2026 is 0 to 4 years, with a total of 2,554 persons.

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